Professor Peter Lipton, History and Philosophy of Science
Inset portrait of Professor Lipton by Howard Guest
The Peter Lipton Prize was endowed in memory of Professor Peter Lipton, a former Head of Department, who died in 2007. It is awarded each year for the best overall performance in the History and Philosophy of Science Part III course.
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Established as a charity in 1920, the Evelyn Trust makes grants to support medical research and health and wellbeing projects in Cambridgeshire. The Trust is particularly interested in research projects that have the potential to deliver transformational change, such as demonstration or pilot projects.